Ovibos moschatus Zimmermann 1780 (muskox)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Bovidae

Alternative combination: Bos moschatus

Synonym: Ovibos proximus Bensley 1923

Belongs to Ovibos according to I. Agnarsson and L. J. May-Collado 2008

See also Frick 1937, Harington 1970, Hay 1902 and Kurten and Anderson 1980

Sister taxon: Ovibos yukonensis

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser


• Quaternary of Canada (9: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Saskatchewan, Yukon collections), Germany (1), Greenland (18), the Netherlands (1), United States (3: Alaska, California, New Jersey)

Total: 32 collections each including a single occurrence

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